Recall of Device Recall Stryker Stiletto Electrosurgical Probe (EProbe)

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Stryker Endoscopy.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Electrosurgical cutting and coagulation device and accessories. - Product Code GEI
  • Reason
    The heat shrink, ptfe e-probe tip were out of specification (oos) in the longitudinal change (+5% -20%).
  • Action
    All Sales reps were notified of the recall on February 25, 2010. Urgent Device Removal advisory notices were also sent to all consignees.Device Removal letters identified the specific part numbers and lot numbers involved. Letters also list the potential risk to patients as a result of the issue. Customers are asked to inspect their inventory for part and lot numbers and quarantine any affected product. If recalled product is found, customers are to contact Stryker Customer Service at 800-624-4422 and request an RMS to send back recalled units. New units will be provided at no charge. The acknowledgement form is to be completed and returned. Questions or concerns should be directed to 408-754-2000 or e-mail at


  • Model / Serial
    09158FE2, 09161FE2, 09164FE2, 09170FE2, 09174FE2, 09176FE2, 09219FE2, 09226FE2, 09233FE2, 09339FE2, 09264FE2, 09204FE2, 09205FE2, 09210FE2, 09211FE2, 09217FE2, 09120FE2, 09170FE2, 09181FE2, 09181FE2P, 09175FE2, 09209FE2, and 09167FE2.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, Australia, Canada, Germany, Greece, Iberia, Korea, Switzerland, and Newbury.
  • Product Description
    Stryker Stiletto Electrosurgical Probe (E-Probe); Model number: 0270-070-550, 0270-070-551, 0270-070-552, 0270-070-553, 0270-070-554, 0270-070-555; Manufactured by Stryker Endoscopy Puerto Rico.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Endoscopy, 5900 Optical Ct, San Jose CA 95138-1400
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source